By 1962, the Irish Republican Army (IRA) had all but
ceased operating. In 1969, a Catholic civil rights movement had engulfed
Northern Ireland when Catholics demanded the same rights as
Protestants. The Northern Ireland government reacted to the movement
with aggressive and repressive actions. When the situation escalated
with violence, the British Army was sent in.
1.Choose an action taken by the British Army during this time period
that you believe contributed to the resurgence of the IRA. Provide a
rationale for your response.
2. Explain—with supporting facts why the action taken by the British
Army had such an impact on the resurgence of the IRA. Hypothesize what
might have happened differently had the British Army not taken this
3.With the collapse of the Soviet Union, several breakaway
states emerged in the region. Explain the potential threats that these
breakaway states poses to the U.S. Analyze these potential threats, and
suggest the key measures that the U.S. can take in order to mitigate the
threats in question.
4. Analyze the strategic mistakes that the terrorists made when attacking
the Moscow Theater in 2002. Assess the level of influence that the
terrorists’ mistakes from the Moscow attack exerted on the terrorists
who perpetrated the attack on the Beslan school in 2004. Use examples
from each attack to support your response.
5. Explain what you believe to be the importance of risk management and
why/why not you believe it is essential in organizations today.
Additionally, compare and contrast Quantitative Risk Assessment vs.
Qualitative Risk Assessment and indicate which you believe is the most
beneficial and why.